Sacramento County OKs birds, bees and farm stands with urban ag ordinance

January 24th, 2017

By Robin Opsahl

The Sacramento Bee

Residents of urban and suburban Sacramento County will be able to legally grow and sell crops, keep bees, and raise chickens and ducks at home under an urban agriculture ordinance that county supervisors unanimously passed Tuesday.

Proponents say the new legal framework will make life easier for small-scale farmers and provide fresh food in areas that lack full-service grocery stores.

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